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DC Madam Commits Suicide

5/1/2008 2:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

DC Madame commits suicideAnother scandal has racked the capital -- the DC Madam has committed suicide.

Police say Deborah Jeane Palfrey -- who allegedly ran an upscale call girl ring -- killed herself on Thursday at her mother's Florida home.

Palfrey was convicted on April 15th of money laundering, racketeering and using the mail for illegal purposes. She had yet to be sentenced.

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CCG    

Nothing is worth dieing over, is it?

2274 days ago
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Kelli    

RIP Madame,

2274 days ago
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Anonymous    

Ay, how horrible!! :(
And at your mothers home, no mercy :'(

I didn't know about her, but r.i.p....

2274 days ago
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hot snot    

just trying to live the american dream

2274 days ago
5.

America    

Sure, whatever you say. "Suicide" pfft

2274 days ago
6.

guy smiley    

Does this mean that Rob Lowe and his wife will have to go somewhere else?

2274 days ago
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Nick    

People tend to commit suicide where they can easily be found...Looks like something else went down..

2274 days ago
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Mairi    

I'm sure there's a collective sigh of relief from many of her high-profile clients.

2274 days ago
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Dawn    

Who the hell cares? Honestly!

2274 days ago
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Toomuch    

That's sad...I guess she rather be dead than do time!!

2274 days ago
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Ms. Joe American    

Suicide? It LOOKS like a suicide. Isn't that convenient for all the guilty members in D. C.? And it's an election year to boot.

2274 days ago
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Mike B    

"They" can make things look like a suicide. She was going to talk.

2274 days ago
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TattleTale    

suicide? right. how convenient for all those politicians she could have helped bring down.

2274 days ago
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just wondering    

...real nice of her to end her life in her mothers home.

2274 days ago
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Debbie/grandmother    

I'm sure there are many in Washington relieved about this news. Hope they look in this carefully...

2274 days ago
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